Conferences, Health Professional Education

Trauma Speaker Series: The ABCs of Pediatric Trauma

Children’s Trauma Speakers Series: The ABC’s of Pediatric Trauma is designed to strengthen the trauma assessment skills of front line care giver’s ability to recognize signs of life threatening injuries and facilitate early intervention for positive outcomes of the pediatric patient. Through use of case scenario discussions the learner will engage in early identification of injury and anticipation of needed treatments and ongoing care from stabilization through recovery. A series of six presentations reviews the components of the primary assessment and application within a team setting.

Target audience: RNs, EMS and other healthcare providers who care for the pediatric trauma patient

Course outcomes:

  1. Use case reviews to highlight the importance of ongoing assessment of the injured child to identify injuries and promote recovery
  2. Review assessment

Accreditation Statement:
In support of improving patient care, Children’s Minnesota is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Children’s Minnesota designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 1 ANCC nursing contact hour. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Children’s Minnesota takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific interest of accredited educational activities

December topic: Breathing through the Trauma

December 9, 2020
10:00 – 11:00 a.m,


  1. Describe mechanisms and injuries that impact breathing in the pediatric trauma patient and appropriate assessment techniques
  2. Review the healing process and potential complications of thoracic and pulmonary injuries

Nathan Kreykes, MD, Trauma Program Medical Director


To register:

Go here for registration info and more information about the series.

Event Date and Time

December 9, 2020, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.




Sarah Mccullough